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Building homes in which wounded warriors can rebuild their lives

BREMERTON — Their forever home in Bremerton won’t be completed until October.…

 

Suspect surrenders after 3 1/2-hour South Kitsap standoff

SOUTH KITSAP - A 48-year-old man was arrested by Kitsap County Sheriff’s…

 

A first for WWU: University’s board of trustees meets in Poulsbo

“Go Where the Students Are” was the thematic thread. It was an appropriate message

 

Applicants sought for county district court judgeship

PORT ORCHARD — Applicants for the position of Kitsap County District Court…

Group will build home for injured airman

TSgt. Daniel Fye lost his left leg to IED in Afghanistan

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Have lunch and learn about the judiciary April 22 at Cloverleaf

Lawyer Joel Ard of Foster Pepper in Seattle is the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Silverdale-Seabeck Republican Women, 11:30 a.m. April 24

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Klahowya Secondary School ‘nest’ is growing

SILVERDALE — The community broke ground on April 14 on the Klahowya…

Casual gallery with a working studio space: Poulsbo’s Artist’s Edge introduces new direction with ‘H20’ exhibit

POULSBO — From custom frames to cobalt blue, the little art supply…

Naval Base Kitsap here to stay

PORT ORCHARD — “Our missions, the importance of what we do (means)…

Port Orchard City Council reviews abatement code changes

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — Port Orchard’s mayor…

Student from Hidden Creek Elementary struck by car

SOUTH KITSAP — A student from Hidden Creek Elementary School in Port…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Convicted murderer Kalac has a long, troubling criminal past

By ILY GOYANES Special to the Independent PORT ORCHARD — Twelve jurors…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Kalac found guilty of first-degree murder

PORT ORCHARD — David Kalac, on trial in Kitsap Superior Court for…

Planning commission sets hearings on draft Critical Areas Ordinance

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Critical Areas Ordinance, open for public…

News in brief: Celebrate Earth Day at Manchester State Park

Celebrate Earth Day at Manchester Park OLYMPIA — Earth Day on Saturday,…

Police pursuit ends in apparent suicide

POULSBO — It began as a simple traffic stop. It turned into…

Crying man, repentant suspects and fake money | Port Orchard Police

The following summaries are derived from reports filed over the past few…

Ashby to seek Port Orchard council reelection

PORT ORCHARD — Bek Ashby is making plans for another four-year stay…

Meals on Wheels Kitsap program is in jeopardy

Bremerton senior citizen to Trump: ‘Donald, it’s a wonderful program’

Coroner awaits toxicology results before releasing cause, manner of Suquamish woman’s death

LITTLE BOSTON — A funeral is scheduled for April 22 at the…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Friends of Manchester Library to participate in Kitsap Great Give

MANCHESTER — The Friends of Manchester Library once again will be participating…

State Parks seeking seasonal park aides

OLYMPIA — Interested in working in one of Washington’s state parks as…

Autopsy being conducted on body of woman found on S’Klallam reservation

LITTLE BOSTON — An autopsy was being conducted today on the body…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Coroner: Diver’s 2015 death was accidental

PORT GAMBLE — A diver who died while working on eelgrass restoration…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Belfair woman dies from injuries from April 6 crash near Port Orchard

Celiece M. Bothwell, 39, died at 12:45 p.m. April 16 at Tacoma General Hospital

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Thinking of running for office? Workshop to show how

PORT ORCHARD — Interested in running for office? The City of Port…

Half-hour lane closures on Sedgwick Road begin Tuesday

SOUTHWORTH – Beginning Tuesday, April 18, South Kitsap drivers can expect delays…

Second floor destroyed, but no injuries in house fire

BREMERTON — No injuries were reported but the second floor of a…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Motel 6 reopening after lengthy rebuilding journey

BREMERTON — An acrid smell of smoke filled the air near Motel…

Thousands on the lookout for Easter bunny’s egg-shaped bounty

SOUTH KITSAP — Thousands of Easter bunny fans gathered at South Kitsap…

Silverdale Way/Myhre Road intersection will be closed for paving April 19

SILVERDALE — The intersection of Silverdale Way NW and NW Myhre Road…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Get an early look at project proposed at former Poulsbo police station property

POULSBO — The City of Poulsbo will host a public meeting from…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Bremerton man arrested on suspicion of murdering Floyd Zumwalt

BREMERTON — Craig W. Miller, 45, of Bremerton was arrested at 3…

Harley’s redemption: finding a loving home

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group SILVERDALE — Harley, a pit bull-boxer…

Kailey Colombo experiences dream ride to school, sets sights on future

By SARA MILLER Kitsap News Group Sixth-grader Kailey Colombo of Mullenix Ridge…

Sheriff’s deputies rescue man and his dog lost in the woods near Hansville

HANSVILLE— Kitsap County sheriff’s deputies, with the aid of Cencom and King…

Port Orchard waterfront to include two pocket parks

By Bob Smith Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — Pocket parks —…

Mayor seeking local ownership group to buy Samadpour’s downtown Port Orchard properties

PORT ORCHARD — Is Mansour Samadpour, the Seattle microbiologist, investor and entrepreneur…

The hunt is on: Easter egg scramble Saturday at South Kitsap Regional Park

SOUTH KITSAP — Kids, be on the lookout for the Easter Bunny…

County purchases flagger devices to increase safety, efficiency in public works

BREMERTON — Kitsap County has purchased a new tool to help improve…